have (some/any) qualms about (something or someone)

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have (some/any) qualms about (something or someone)

To have some or certain hesitations, apprehensions, uneasiness, or pangs of conscience (about something or someone). (Also often used in the negative to mean the opposite.) I know it's wrong to feel this way, but I don't have any qualms about telling my boss I'm sick if it means I can have a long weekend. I thought his promotion was a done deal, but it turns out the board of directors has some qualms about Jonathan. Before we start, do you have any qualms about the plan we discussed?
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Robert Barr, writing for the Associated Press writes, "The Church of England has qualms about remarriage for divorcees." So, if this church opposes remarriage for divorcees, then why did they agree to a church blessing after the civil ceremony?
Indeed, Philip DiSalvio, assistant provost and director of Seton Worldwide (the online campus of Seton Hall University), has remarked, "A rapidly changing marketplace is a major threat to [IHE] brand equity." Speaking in the June 2003 issue of this publication ("Harvard Online: Paradigm Shift, or Business as Usual?"), he also noted, "While it's hard to imagine that Harvard has qualms about the University of Phoenix encroaching on its target market, peer institutions with comparable brand names have begun to lure top students with an "anywhere, anytime" degree delivery strategy."